Archive for January, 2013

Twelve Angry Jurors: Review Part II

Twelve Angry Jurors: Review Part II

I went to see the fall play “Twelve Angry Jurors” this past Thursday and I do not regret it in the slightest. The approximately 90 minute performance, taking place over 3 acts, was fairly interesting. One of my major dissatisfactions was the script itself. The idea was fine but many unnecessary lines such as “All […]

Twelve Angry Jurors: Review Part I

Twelve Angry Jurors: Review Part I

Recently, I had the pleasure of watching Brooklyn Technical High School’s production Twelve Angry Jurors. I was in for a surprise considering I had never seen the original film, 12 Angry Men. Since society is different than how it was 60 years ago, the fundamentals of the play have also changed. The actual title has […]

Fun Winter Activities

Fun Winter Activities

Take a minute and think of all the fun places you can visit this winter. In New York City, the possibilities are endless! If you are going to celebrate this season with new friends you’ve made (freshmen, I am talking to you) or with friends you have known for the past four years— make sure […]

Obama’s Educational Reform Plans

Obama’s Educational Reform Plans

As 2013 rings in, so do the effects of President Obama’s educational reforms. His plan for his term to increase the Department of Education’s budget to $70 billion is a 2.5% increase compared to that of 2012’s budget. Obama hopes that creating programs like Race to the Top and Promise Neighborhoods will help motivate students […]

MTV Is Looking For Technites!

MTV Is Looking For Technites!

Alison Hillhouse, a researcher at MTV, is looking for talkative and insightful young people to participate in informal focus groups. She is looking forward to work with Brooklyn Tech students for the next month or so. She’d like her participants to speak about: how they use Snapshot and other social media, the latest trends in […]